National Obituaries

Transition of Mr. Jesse L. Burns, Jr., Former President of Edward Waters College and the AME Connectional Lay Organization

Mr. Jesse L. Burns, Jr. served as the President of Edward Waters College in Jacksonville, Florida from 1993-1996 and the 10th President of the Connectional Lay Organization from 2003-2009. His local church was St. Paul AME Church […]


Smith, Former Teacher, Passes

Ruby Jean Battle Smith age 86, transitioned on August 12, 2020, peacefully at home.  Ruby taught in the Metropolitan Nashville-Davidson County Public School system for thirty years. Preceded in death by her husband Thomas H. […]